An enhanced driver’s licence is a form of driver’s license that also verifies your citizenship. It can be used as an alternative to a Canadian Passport when traveling to the United States by land and sea only.
I decided to research this and find out why someone would obtain an enhanced driver’s licence, when simply a passport would do. Here is what I have found:
However, since the Enhanced Driver’s Licence is only good for travel by land and sea between Canada and the United States, I would bet that the Canadian Passport is the way to go for most Canadians.
You can obtain an Enhanced Driver’s License in the following Provinces:
You can not obtain an Enhanced Driver’s Licence in the following Provinces or Territories at this time.
If you would like to research current Government published information on this topic, please check out the following links: